So much of hip-hop music is driven by personal aspirations and rags to riches stories. The Notorious B.I.G. once bragged he “went from ashy to classy” while Drake is currently singing “started from the bottom, now I’m here.” Meek Mill has also come a long way, but the Philadelphia lyricist is focused on upward mobility. That’s the concept behind his new single “Levels” and Meek broke it down for MTV News. Listen to him explain in the clip above.